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Hot Rodding a Power Drill Battery

So, your Bosch power drill battery dies. What now? Fork over 85 bucks for a new one? I don’t think so. After searching high and low on the internet for a good price for a replacment battery I found the … Continue reading

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Reconditioning Drill Battery To Remove Crystallisation

NiMh power tool batteries are less prone to the memory effect. In fact many tool manufactures will tell you that their cordless drill is completely free from this effect. This is somewhat true. Memory effect is more common in low … Continue reading

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What Batteries Will Fit 18V Ryobi Tools

In a world of RYOBI power tool batteries, battery packs and chargers with endless combinations of connectors and sizes, Ryobi Tools keeps it simple. All of the company’s 18-volt tools, sold under the “One+” product line, accept the same batteries, … Continue reading

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NiMH Drill Battery Charger Instructions

NiMH batteries can be recharged and used multiple times. These Dewalt power tool batteries are easy to charge at home with an NiMH battery charger. Learning to use the charger is simple and can be done in just a few minutes. … Continue reading

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Repair a 12V Makita Ni-Mh Battery

Whether you own a Makita drill, saw or other cordless power tool, all nickel metal hydride Makita 1220 battery packs can be repaired. Within each Makita rechargeable battery pack, a number of smaller rechargeable batteries are linked together to obtain … Continue reading

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Take Good Care of Your Power Tools

Proper maintenance of your power tools is essential. Doing so not only helps extend their effective service life but increases your chances of finishing that project with all of your digits. Norm “Ten Fingers” Abram from This Old House magazine … Continue reading

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